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St. Louis Blues Dallas Stars Stanley Cup NHL Playoffs

Wednesday marks the first Game 7 of the conference semifinal round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the Dallas Stars host the St. Louis Blues to find who the first participant will be in the Western Conference final. Home-ice advantage has been virtually non-existent in this series, which bodes well for the Blues as they visit Big D for the finale of what has been a great series.

Shark Bites
  • The Blues are 6-2 SU in their last right road games in Dallas.
  • The Stars are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games at home.
  • The Stars are 1-4 SU in their last five games after a win.

Online shop Bovada is presently offering the Stars at -115 in moneyline markets while the Blues come in at -105. As far as the total is concerned, OVER 5 goals is a sizable fave at -140 while UNDER 5 goals is +120.

The visiting team has won four of the six games so far this series and takes a three-game winning streak into Game 7 Wednesday. The Stars, Wednesday’s home team, have posted a record of 1-2 SU in their three games at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Furthermore, the Blues have actually been an excellent wager on the road all playoffs and were also a good bet on the road closing the regular season as they’ve gone 9-2 SU in their last 11 games away from home. They’ve gone 4-2 SU in six playoff road games.

Goaltending was the story in Game 6 as Blues netminder Brian Elliott had his toughest stretch in the series as he allowed three goals on just seven shots and was subsequently pulled with Jake Allen coming on.

At the other end of the ice, Kari Lehtonen was sensational as he saved 35 of the 37 shots the Blues fired at him and extinguished a late Blues push to take Game 6 by a score of 3-2.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Louis Blues were listed as 150 on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.3-2.1 win for the Blues on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

St. Louis Blues vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the St. Louis Blues have seen them go 56-28-11 so far this season, while the Stars are at 57-26-11. In totals betting, the Dallas Stars are 50-39-5, while the Blues are 37-42-16. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs St. Louis injuries news.

This game puts the Dallas Stars, most recently No. 3 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the St. Louis Blues, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 1-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.46 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 21.48% rate while the Blues have a 84.29% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Dallas
  • St. Louis is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Dallas
  • Dallas is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • Dallas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Dallas is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing St. Louis
  • Dallas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against St. Louis

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